BÖÐ

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

See also BOD and BOT - these name elements are often very difficult to tell apart.

Ancient Germanic

*badwo (f) = 'battle' [1]
*baðwō = 'battle' [2]
*badwaz (m) = 'battle' [1]

Proto Norse

baþu = 'battle' [3]

Old Norse

bǫð = 'battle' [2]

Old High German

batu = 'battle, thrust'

Old Saxon

badu = 'battle' [4]

Anglo-Saxon

beado = 'battle' [1]

Old English

beadu = 'battle' [1]

Related Names

See Baði (Norse), Bado (German), Boddi (Norse), Böddi (Norse)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
FRID see *Baðu-friðuR (Norse) and Badefrid (German)
HER see *Baðwō-harjaR (Norse)
HILD see Böðvildr (Norse) and Baduhilt (German) and Beadohild (English)
LIND see Betlinde (German)
MOD see Bǫðmóðr (Norse)
NY see Bǫðný (Norse)
RIK see *BaðurikaR (Norse) and Baturíh (German)
ULF see BáulfR (Norse)
VARD see *Bǫðvarðr (Norse)
VEIG see Böðveig (Norse)

First Element Forms

Bá-
Bade- Badu- *Baðu- *Baðwō- Bat- Batu-
Be- Bet-
Bod- Bodv-
Bot-
Böð- Bǫð- *Bǫð- Bødv- Böðv- Bǫðv-
Patu-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)